Lot 24 of 221:
Leaf printed by William Caxton 1482  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
Original leaf from the Polycronicon, printed by William Caxton in 1482 at Westminster

Author:
Higden, Ranulf

Place:
[London]

Publisher:

Date:
[1482]

Description:

40 lines. plus headline, black letter, numerous paragraph markings in red plus rubrications to headlines. 26.4x19.6 cm (10½x7¾").

Leaf printed by England's first printer, from the Polycronicon, a fourteenth century chronicle of universal history and theology, here translated into English. The present leaf treats of St. Augustine, etc.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Expected but minor finger soiling and aging, very good.


 
Item number:
279734
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